Beauty Beyond Compare (Doditsu)

by Steven Beesley   Jul 23, 2005

A beauty beyond compare
Such grace, charm and loveliness
Alluring me to your side
Lost inside your love

The Doditsu is a fixed folk song form of Japanese origin and often portrays love or humor as subject matter.

It comprises 26 syllables made up of four lines of 7-7-7-5 syllables respectively. It usually does not rhyme.


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  • 15 years ago

    by Gesselle Valle

    5/5 Great one...can't believe I didn't read this one before...can't wait for more! Take care my dear friend.

  • 16 years ago

    by Robert Gardiner

    Just Exquisite!!! Very nice Steve!!!

  • 16 years ago

    by Robert Gardiner

    Another great one steve!!!

  • 16 years ago

    by BrokenMisery

    A very interesting poem style, great idea, good words, a very good idea! Keep experimenting ;)